Western Scenic Drives

Enjoy the beautiful coast of California to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado on your next road trip. Explore these Western states and more.

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Following historic railroad and stagecoach routes through the Rockies, Colorado's Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway leads to mining towns, world-class fossil sites, and memorable views of Pikes Peak. Learn about this scenic route.

The Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway looks out over lakes, valleys, mountains, and forests from 11,000 feet above sea level. Lingering at scenic overlooks is the top pastime. Learn more about this incredible route.

By Clark Norton

Alaska's Glenn Highway provides passage to a land of native cultures and rugged landscapes as it winds its way from Anchorage toward mountains rivers and tundra. Discover more about this awesome drive.

By Clark Norton

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California's Arroyo Seco Parkway runs from Los Angeles to Pasadena. Learn what there is to do on this scenic drive, and see maps of it.

West Virginia's Coal Heritage Trail traverses West Virginia and winds through mountains and valleys showcasing America's remarkable industrial heritage. Experience West Virginia history with stops in coal company towns museums and at the Beckley Exhi

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The Arroyo Seco Historic Parkway serves as an eye-pleasing urban gateway to an area rich in history art architecture and multiethnic culture. Learn about this route including its significance in the Arts and Crafts movement.

By Clark Norton

Ambling along Oahu's tropical and rustic North Shore, the sun-drenched Kamehameha Highway provides a taste of the Hawaii that once was, as well as easy access to some of the world's top surfing beaches. Learn more about some of the highlights of this

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Alaska's Marine Highway is like no other scenic highway in America. Riding ferryboats rather than cars, sightseers encounter magnificent views of fjords, glaciers, mountains, islands, waterfalls, and whales -- all from the water. Learn more.

By Clark Norton

In the minds of many people the words "Las Vegas" and "natural beauty" don't usually go together. Yet within only a few short hours visitors to Las Vegas can reach some of the most beautiful national parks in the country making it a prime "home base"

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